National/International Conference/ Seminar/ Symposia/ Workshop/ Performances Exhibitions etc. organized during last 5 years

Sr. No. & Name of Faculty

Name of Award/ Recognition

1. Prof.(Mrs.) Bandana Bose

(i) Awarded R.D. Asana Young Scientist Medal in 1988 on the work "Multiple effects of Sodium Bicarbonate on growth and nitrogen metabolism of Vigna mungo".
(ii) Fellow of Indian Association of Biological Sciences, 1994.
(iii) Fellow of Indian Society of Plant Physiology, 1994
(iv) Fellow of Society of Plant Research, 2000(For this awarded Millennium Gold Medal).
(v) Joint Secretary: Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi (1989-1991).
(vi) Awarded with Shiksha Rattan Puraskar (IIFS, India), 2007.
(vii) Member of Editorial Advisory Board of the journal "Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants".
(viii) Vice President (Prof. H. S. Srivastava Foundation for Science and Society, Luknow- 2006-2008).
(ix) Member Executive Committee (Indian Association of Biological Sciences, Kolkata).
(x) Member Editorial Board (Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi (2007-2009).
(xi) Course Director: Winter school captioned "Emerging trends in plant physiological and biotechnological paradigms for sustainable agriculture" sponsored by ICAR &held in plant physiology dept. from 2to 22nd Feb.2009.
(xii) National Mahila Rattan Gold Medal Award of International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi,India, 2009.
(xiii) Best Educationist Award of Indian Solidarity Council ,2009.
(xiv) Acted as the Organizing secretary in International Conference on Plant Physiology sponsored by Indian Society for Plant Physiology, B.H.U. and Association of Plant Physiology of SAARC Countries, in 1991 at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. ,India.

(xv) Elected Vice President-- PHSS Foundation for Science and Society,India(2014-2016).

(xvi) Rastriya Vidya Samman Puraskar Award of EGSI (India) (2010).

(xvii) Rjiv Gandhi Siromani Award of IIEM (India) (2010)

(xviii) Rashtriya Shiksha Samman Puraskar (2011) and Gold Medal of Indian Society for Industry and Intellectual Development, India

(xix) Honorary Fellow: Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development, India, 2013

(xx) Second Best Paper award: Paper Entitled: Standardization of Culture Medium for Somatic Enbryuogenesis of Rice Var, MTU, 7029, authored by Sandanda Mondal, R.P. Singh and Bandana Bose, Int. J. Of Bio-resource and Stress Management, 2013 (Award given: IInd Conf. of Bio-resource and Stress management at PIT SAU and ANGRAU, Hyderabad, 07-10, Jan. 2015).

(xxi) 2ndBest Poster Award to our paper : Kumar, S., Mondal, S. and Bose, B. (2011). Enhanced the performance of late sown sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) crop, raised from hydro and nitrate salt primed seeds. Advances in Biotechnological Research in Agri-Horticultural Crops for Sustaining Productivity, Quality Improvement and Food Security , September 14-16, 2011,Meerut, U.P.

(xxii) 1stBest Poster Award to our paper "Bose B. and Mondal, S. (2012). An impact of seed priming on disease resistance – a review. International Conference on Mycology and Plant Pathology: Biotechnological Approaches, February 27-29, Varanasi, U.P."

(xxiii) "Prof. H.S. Srivastava Memorial Award and Lecture " of Soc.for Plant Research, conferred during Silver Jubilee International Conference, captioned "Biotechnology : A Rendezvous with Basic Sciences for Global Prosperity", December 26-27, 2012 at New Delhi.

(xxiv) Honorary Fellow, Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development, 2014.

2. Prof. J.P. Srivastava

i. Awarded graduate teaching assistantship during M. Sc., JRF of CSIR, Senior IARI Fellowship, Indo-USSR Fellowship for higher education in USSR, Poolship of CSIR.
ii.Awarded fellowship under British Government Technical Cooperation Programme for Post Doc. Training in U. K.
iii.Secured Ist position in ARS exam 1981 in Plant Physiology
iv.Served as Vice President of Indian Soc. Plant Physiology for years 2007 & 2008
v. Fellow of Indian Soc. Plant Physiology
vi.Member of Consulting Editorial board of Indian Soc. Plant Physiology
vii. Member of different academic bodies of BHU and other Institutions/bodies.
viii. Awarded ‘Best Teacher Award-2013’

ix. Visiting Professor: Cornell Univ. (USA), UC Davis (USA)

3. Prof. A. Hementaranjan

(i) Awarded Research Scientist 'A, by University Grants Commission, New Delhi (1988-89) equivalent to Lecturer.
(ii) FELLOW, INDIAN SOCIETY FOR PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, New Delhi, 1995, awarded during the National Seminar on Plant Physiology, I.A.R.I., New Delhi in March 1997.
(iii)Vice President, Indian Society for Plant Physiology, 2010.
(iv) Organizing Secretary, ISPP sponsored National Conference of Plant Physiology, 2010, Banaras Hindu University.
(v) Research Associateship, awarded by UGC, New Delhi (1984-87).
(vi)Pool Officer Assignment from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India, New Delhi (1988-89).
(vii)Award of C.S.I.R. young scientist category travel grant for presenting paper at the IV International Symposium, held at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, U.S.A. (1987).
(viii)Award of prestigious financial support from the United States Agency for International Development (U.S.A.I.D.), U.S.A. delivering lectures at the IV International Symposium on Iron Nutrition and Interactions in Plants. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, U.S.A. as one of the three invited scientists from India (1987

(ix) Member of the Organising Committee, International Conference on Plant Physiology sponsored by the Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi; B.H.U., Varanasi; and Association of Plant Physiologists of SAARC Countries, in the year 1991 at the Banaras Hindu University

(xi) Received appreciation from the stalwart, in the field of Plant Iron Nutrition Research, on the publication of the treatise entitled "Advancements in Iron Nutrition Research", edited. This book has been recognized one of the 55 best buys books of the world on Plant Nutrition (xii) Consulting Editor since 2000 of the Indian Journal of Plant Physiology (an International Journal), published by the Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi.

(xiii) Awarded "Shiksha Rattna Puraskar", IIFS, New Delhi on January 07, 2010 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
(xiv) Agricultural Excellence Award, 2013

(xv) Life Time Achievement Award, 2014

4.Prof. Padmanabh Dwivedi

(i)Merit certificates in Botany and Zoology in B. Sc. (Hons.) Examinations during 1988-1991).
(ii)Memorial Prizes, Malviya Medal, University Medal, Gold Medal and Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Award for standing first in B.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. Examinations from BHU, during 1988-1993.
(iii)UNESCO/Czech Academy of Sciences Scholarship award (1994-1995). Institute of Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic. Completed successfully.
(iv)Cambridge Nehru Scholarship Award (1995-98) for doing Ph.D. at Cambridge University, UK. Completed successfully.
(v)Overseas Research Studentship Award of the U.K. (1995-98) for doing Ph.D. at Cambridge (UK).
(vi)Downing Muller Cambridge Scholarship award of the U.K. (1995-98) during stay at Cambridge University, UK
(vii)Young Scientist Award (2000-2001) by the Council of Science & Technology, Govt. of U.P., India.
(viii)INSA Visiting (National) Fellowship Award (2002-2003).
(ix)R D Asana Medal Award of the Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi for the year 2003.
(x)Prof. Hira Lal Chakravarty Award (2007-08) of the ISCA
(xi)INSA-DFG Fellowship award (INSA International Collaboration/Bilateral Exchange Program Fellowship 2008-09 to visit Germany). Completed the visit.
(xii) Prof. Y S Murty Medal-2009 award (Indian Botanical Society)
(xiii)Life Fellow of Cambridge Commonwealth Society (UK) & Cambridge Philosophical Society (UK)

(xiv) Fellow: Indian Soc for Plant Physiology, Indian Botanical Society and Purvanchal Environmental Association
(xv) Graduate Member (GIBiol) of the Institute of Biology, London (1997-98).
(xvi) Elected as Overseas Officer of the Downing College, University of Cambridge, U.K. for the session 1995-96
(xvii) Nominated as one of the six postgraduate students to represent the University of Wales, Bangor, U.K. before the "Quality Audit" team. This is a major inspection by an external agency to assess quality of teaching and research, and the policies and procedures of the University.

(xviii) Nominated to the Board of Research Advisors 2000 of the American Biographical Institute, USA

(xix) Shiksha Rattan Puraskar by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi (2010).

(xx) Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship 2014 (U.K.)

(xxi) Technical Editor and Associate Editor of two Research Journals

(xxii) Organizing Secretary, SAARC workshop on Biodiversity Conservation, sponsored by DST, New Delhi, 21-22 Sept 2010, and Joint Organizing Secretary, Natl. Conference of Plant Physiology, Nov 2010, at BHU.

5. Dr. Pravin Prakash

(i) Awarded Norman E. Borlaug International Science & Technology Fellowship by USDA.
(ii) University Gold Medalist in M.Sc.(Ag.)
(iii) Recipient of Junior Research Fellowship & Senior Research Fellowship of ICAR

(iv) ‘Best Teacher Award-2014’ for Excellence in Teaching I.Ag.Sc., BHU

(v) Fellow: Cornell University (USA)in 2006

(vi) Treasurer, Natl. Conference of Plant Physiology, held at BHU, Nov 2010.

6. Dr. Vijai P.

(i) ICAR-JRF holder during M.Sc.(Ag) Plant Physiology
(ii) IARI (ICAR) fellowship holder during Ph.D(Ag.) Plant Physiology
(iii) Nominated for IARI merit medal 2005

(iv) Visiting Asst. Professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA in 2012 for Establishment of e-learning center at Inst. Agrl. Sciences, BHU funded by USAID, USA

(v) Member (Media Production and Planning), Consultative group for e-learning under Agriculture Innovation Partnership (AIP)-USAID of Inst. of Agrl. Sciences, BHU